Sainsbury’s reports sales decline for Q3

Source: BBC, Wednesday, Jan 9, 2019

Sainsbury's has seen sales fall over Christmas in its third quarter after non-food trading was hit by consumer caution. Like-for-like retail sales, which exclude sales from new stores, fell by 1.1% across the Christmas period. General merchandise sales, including at Sainsbury's-owned Argos, fell by 2.3% and overall clothing sales by 0.2%.